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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Speed \Speed\, v. t. 1. To cause to be successful, or to prosper; hence, to aid; to favor. "Fortune speed us!" --Shak. [1913 Webster] With rising gales that speed their happy flight. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to make haste; to dispatch with celerity; to drive at full speed; hence, to hasten; to hurry. [1913 Webster] He sped him thence home to his habitation. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 3. To hasten to a conclusion; to expedite. [1913 Webster] Judicial acts . . . are sped in open court at the instance of one or both of the parties. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] 4. To hurry to destruction; to put an end to; to ruin; to undo. "Sped with spavins." --Shak. [1913 Webster] A dire dilemma! either way I 'm sped. If foes, they write, if friends, they read, me dead. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 5. To wish success or god fortune to, in any undertaking, especially in setting out upon a journey. [1913 Webster] Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. --Pope. [1913 Webster] God speed you, them, etc., may God speed you; or, may you have good speed. [1913 Webster] Syn: To dispatch; hasten; expedite; accelerate; hurry. [1913 Webster]